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Jose Mourinho honored as Setubal road is named after him
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Jose Mourinho honored as Setubal road is named after him

  Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has received a special honor after a road in his native Portugal. The Portuguese manager attended a ceremony in his hometown of Setubal on Tuesday for the grand unveiling, as the former Rua da Saude road on the seafront was renamed as Avenida Jose Mourinho by the local authorities, in recognition of the achievements he has made in football. Jose Mourinho went on to tell reporters about the immense pride and love he has for his town which is located on the Portuguese coast: "If you ask me, if I'm grateful, excited and proud, yes of course I am. I say yes to everything," READ: Walcott emerges as possible target for Inter Milan in January "But I still want to come to Setubal and be who I am. I come to Setubal because I love Setuba...
Walcott emerges as possible target for Inter Milan in January
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Walcott emerges as possible target for Inter Milan in January

  Reports from Italy suggest that Inter Milan are considering a move for Arsenal forward Theo Walcott in January. There are also sources that have revealed that Arsenal may move on the forward in January. The Englishman's contract will expire in 2019 but he has been called to action for just 46 minutes in the Premier League this season. He is likely to be deemed surplus to requirements and this has made Inter Milan to consider him as a possible reinforcement in attack. According to Calciomercato, Walcott has been a transfer target for the Nerazzurri for the past decade and it has also been  noted that any move could enable the departure of Antonio Candreva with Chelsea harboring the most interest in the Italian according to reports. Walcott could also be deployed on the...
Montella sees turning point at Milan, defends Leonardo Bonucci
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Montella sees turning point at Milan, defends Leonardo Bonucci

  AC Milan manager Vincenzo Montella has come out to defend Leonardo Bonucci and has also revealed that he sees a turning point at Milan. The Italian manager also disclosed that the match between AC Milan and Roma is not a normal game for him The tie is preceded by AC Milan's 3:2 victory over Rijeka, with the winning goal coming in the 94th minute from Patrick Crutone, in a game where Milan had relinquished a 2:0 lead initially “I feel the air of a turning point. The team is shaking off its mental block and anxiety. I really liked the reaction after we went on 2-2 with Rijeka and would love that attitude for the full 95 minutes. Thursday’s game is an example of what we ought to be doing,” “It was important to find this courage and pride to fight back. In my view, that is a...
Mesut Ozil dropped from Germany squad ahead of qualifiers
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Mesut Ozil dropped from Germany squad ahead of qualifiers

  Emerging reports suggest that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been excluded from the German squad for their forthcoming world Cup qualifying games against Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan However, Ozil will be on the sidelines with Borussia Dortmund's Mario Gotze and Juventus' Sami Khedira as the Germans put in finishing touches in their quest to participate in the Russia 2018 world cup
Aguero car crash injury confirmed by Manchester City
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Aguero car crash injury confirmed by Manchester City

  Manchester City have confirmed that star striker Sergio Aguero has sustained injuries in a car accident. The Argentine forward will be assessed further by the club's medical staff after the crash which occurred in Netherlands on Thursday night Aguero was reportedly travelling in a taxi in Amsterdam after attending a concert when the crash occurred. The club's statement read: "The City forward was in Holland for a day off and has sustained injuries. He will return to Manchester this morning and his status will be checked ahead of tomorrow's Premier League clash at Chelsea" Aguero has been in fine form since the commencement of the season and has already scored seven goals in eight appearances, contributing to City's position at the top of the Premier League table. His ...
AS Roma suffer more injury woes after victory against Qarabag
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AS Roma suffer more injury woes after victory against Qarabag

AS Roma emerged victorious over Qarabag with a 2:1 win over the Azerbaijan side, but not without more injury worries. Diego Perotti, Gregoire Defrel and surprisingly Coach Eusebio Di Francesco are nursing injuries. Goals from Kostas Manolas and Edin Dzeko ensured that Roma got their first win of this season’s UEFA Champions League competition after drawing goalless with Atletico Madrid some weeks back Defrel limped off the pitch with a muscular problem in the course of the second half of the game and may likely not feature in Sunday’s potential cracker against Milan READ: Cristiano Ronaldo demands respect from critics of his form Defrel actually had the chance to feature due to the absence of Diego Perotti. who is struggling with a cut to his shin as well as a thigh issue Ro...
Cristiano Ronaldo demands respect from critics of his form
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Cristiano Ronaldo demands respect from critics of his form

  Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed those who criticized his recent showing and form after his brace against Borussia Dortmund at the Signal Idina Park in the UCL.  The Portuguese international was at his best on the night, and it was arguably his best performance so far this season considering his earlier 5 games suspension in the La Liga where he is yet to resume normal service. He made a case for himself in the course of an interview with Daily Mirror and admitted his surprise as to why he has been consistently doubted. READ: Giggs tips Rashford for greatness at the highest level "It seems that I have to keep showing exactly who I am in every match," said Ronaldo "I am surprised by what the public thinks of me, my numbers speak for themselves, I am an exemplary profess...
Giggs tips Rashford for greatness at the highest level
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Giggs tips Rashford for greatness at the highest level

  Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has opined that Marcus Rashford has the ability and talent to make it to the top in his footballing career. He revealed this after being impressed with the young forward's contribution to the side this season. The young English forward has featured regularly as a starter for Manchester United this season and already has 5 goals to his name in 6 games. This impact has made Giggs, who also made it through the ranks at United as a teenager to predict a great future ahead for Rashford, pointing out the importance of his attitude off the pitch READ: Harry Kane continues fine form in UCL as Spurs hammer Apoel Nicosia “For a United fan like me it’s exciting to see,” Giggs told reporters at the Premier Futsal tournament is Dubai. “He’s a...
Marchisio and Khedira return to training for Juventus
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Marchisio and Khedira return to training for Juventus

  Claudio Marchisio and Khedira have returned to training for Juventus as they prepare for tomorrow's UCL encounter against Olympiakos. The two essential midfielders of the Serie A giants had been laid off due to injury worries and this resulted in a lack of depth in Juve's central midfield positions. READ: Zidane – La Liga is the most difficult league to play in However, reports indicate that both returned today to resume working with the team at Vinovo. They will likely not feature in the UCL encounter but the club is optimistic that both players will regain full fitness after the international break.  
Zidane – La Liga is the most difficult league to play in
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Zidane – La Liga is the most difficult league to play in

  Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tried to deflect attention from his side's recent poor showing by stating that the La Liga is the best in the world. The La Liga Santander defending champions are currently in sixth position on the table, having drawn with Levante and Valencia, and losing all three points to Real Betis at the Bernabeu courtesy of a dying minutes winner from Tonny Sanabria When asked if he was worried about his side's recent showing as they prepare for a champions league tie with Borussia Dortmund, he seemed unfazed. READ: Rashford set for new contract offer from Man United “La Liga is the most difficult league to play in – I watch a lot of European football not none are as difficult as Spain is, so we have to maintain our high level. “I don’t t...